On-Site Course Descriptions
UNDERSTANDING COURSE LISTINGS
COURSE LEVEL INTERMEDIATE
Artificial Intelligence in Eye Care ( 03FR7 )
April Maa , MD , Decatur , GA
ROOM DAY HOUR
Friday , 3:00 – 4:00 p . m .
Credits : 1.00 IJCAHPO
Course Levels :
BASIC INTERMEDIATE ADVANCED MASTERS
1 . Administrative / Practice Management INTERMEDIATE
NEW ! ER Management : How to Maximize Your Staff Potential ( 01SU5 )
Natalie Loyacano , COMT , ROUB , OSA , Biloxi , MS Christine McDonald , COE , COA , ROUB , OSC , Fenton , MO Sunday , 12:30 – 1:30 p . m . Credits : 1.00 IJCAHPO Description : This course will review the 3 E ’ s and the 3 R ’ s needed to maximize your staff potential . It will discuss key topics such as how to educate and engage your staff , identify deficiencies and help employees succeed in their roles .
NEW ! Research Ready ? Preparing Your Site for Clinical Trial Participation ( 04SU3 )
Jacqueline Whinery , COA , OCS , Bakersfield , CA Sunday , 10:00 – 11:00 a . m . Credits : 1.00 IJCAHPO , CEP : CABRN-1 Description : This course will discuss key aspects of clinical research participation in an ophthalmology practice setting . It will provide an overview of regulatory compliance , good clinical practice and the responsibilities of the principal investigator and other study personnel .
NEW ! Six Steps to Advance Your Skills and Your Career ( 01SA6 )
Barbara Harris , PA , MBA , COT , OSC , Hickory , NC Natalie Loyacano , COMT , ROUB , OSA , Biloxi , MS Christine McDonald , COE , COA , ROUB , OSC , Fenton , MO Saturday , 1:45 – 2:45 p . m . Credits : 1.00 IJCAHPO Description : This course will explore case studies of ophthalmic technical staff and practice managers who advanced their skills to become successful leaders in eye care professions . Three technicians and practice managers will look at how they approached their professional and technical development to become effective and top team leaders . Personal insights will be shared on becoming a super technician and respected practice administrator . They will also discuss moving from working beside peers to managing them with delegation techniques and building relationships .
Transitioning Into Eye Care Management ( 02SU2 )
Bansari Mehta , MHA , Jeffersonville , IN Sunday , 8:45 – 9:45 a . m . Credits : 1.00 IJCAHPO Description : This course provides leadership-oriented resources , guidance , direction , support and understanding of what it takes to make an impactful and a successful transition into ophthalmology management , no matter your background .
2 . Chart Documentation / Coding / Scribing / Triage BASIC
Modifiers Made Easy ( 03SA3 )
Matthew Baugh , MHA , COT , OCS , OCSR , West Jordan , UT Saturday , 10:00 – 11:00 a . m . Credits : 1.00 IJCAHPO Description : This course will help ophthalmic technicians understand why billing modifiers are important , what they are and how to use them .
NEW ! 2023 Coding Update and the Impact on the Ophthalmic Technician ( 01SA5 )
Joy Woodke , COE , OCS , OCSR , Eugene , OR Saturday , 12:30 – 1:30 p . m . Credits : 1.00 IJCAHPO Description : This course will present crucial coding updates , focusing on the ophthalmic technician ' s role . Using relevant case studies , this course will outline the changes and prepare clinicians for the new year . Useful resources and quick reference guides will be explored to provide current tools for appropriate guidelines in the clinic .
NEW ! Lessons Learned From Cataract Surgery ( 03FR6 )
Hans Bruhn , MHS , San Francisco , CA Friday , 1:45 – 2:45 p . m . Credits : 1.00 IJCAHPO Description : This course will address how problematic management of cataract surgery patients can create patient safety risks and liability exposure . It will provide risk management recommendations on how to mitigate these risks ; specifically , how practice protocols , the informed consent process and managing patient expectations can reduce risks for the surgeon , practice and facility .
NEW ! Responding to Chart Audits ( 03SA2 )
Mary Pat Johnson , COMT , CPC , COE , CPMA , Mount Holly , NC Saturday , 8:45 – 9:45 a . m . Credits : 1.00 IJCAHPO Description : This course will describe how to handle scrutiny and criticism by Medicare or other third party payers using illustrative post-payment audit cases . Case studies of poorly written appeals will be compared to successfully written appeals . Finally , rebuttal strategies will be discussed . Financial interest disclosed .
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FINANCIAL INTEREST : An instructor ’ s financial interest is disclosed at the beginning of their presentation . 20 IJCAHPO ' s 50 th Annual Continuing Education Program